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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

I just reproduced the steps needed to do this, last two steps may be the interesting ones: Open Google Chrome (v39) Start a large download (http://ipv4.download.thinkbroadband.com/1GB.zip) Wait a ...
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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

Go to App Drawer → Downloads → Find the downloading item, Delete that.
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What happens if I clear data in download manager?

Not entirely sure what it does. Never really looked into it. But I just cleared data/cache for my download manager on my Nexus 6 and all my downloaded files are still there. Edit Just to clarify, the ...
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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

In my opinion, the best way is to turn off Wi-Fi and data (3g, 4g) and let the download fail.
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How to intercept Chrome links with Advanced Download Manager (ADM)?

In addition to the recommendations made in other answer, do note a few things: ADM can intercept downloads from within its own browser, not from other apps, except from those which are looking for a ...
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Download YouTube Videos from Mobile?

It's 2020 and I use NewPipe (it can be downloaded here or here). You can use it to download Youtube videos and to: Customize your download: Set title Choose between video or audio ...
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Download YouTube Videos from Mobile?

I used to use Tubemate. It has many options, one of which is the ability to download the audio part alone so that you can also just listen to the video rather than watch it. I later implemented a ...
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Clear cache and data of Download Manager

In Android 9, go to Settings > Apps & Notifications > App Info. Select 3 dots in upper-right and Show System. Download Manger should show in list now.
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Downloader app failing to download apps over a specific wifi hotspot (Error 495)

Lucky for me, my router has a connection log, that I could look through. From my phone that was trying to download an app, there were many connections, but these brought up my interest: tcp 192.168....
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How to intercept Chrome links with Advanced Download Manager (ADM)?

Normally ADM should be able to intercept downloads automatically provided its service is running in the background. You can check if the setting is active here: ADM Settings → Automation → Autostart ...
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How to intercept Chrome links with Advanced Download Manager (ADM)?

Share download links to ADM and it will start download in ADM. You can do so by long pressing on download button and selecting share link option.
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How to replace Android's Download Manager by an other default app?

If you happen to have Android version above 5.1 and familiar with command line interfaces, then you could use termux. It has a built in binary wget to basically download anything. Just put wget https:/...
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What does the setting option mean entitled "allow multi-thread downloads" in Es file explorer?

It will divide your Download file into Multiple parts and Start Downloading those parts in parallel. After Downloading all the files it will merge all the downloading parts. The Toggle is for ...
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How to cancel a download on Android 4.4 KitKat

Long press the download app and then drag it to app info which should appear on the top of your home screen. Tap on force stop and its done!
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Accidentally Uninstalled Download Manager

My big brother has the same phone (ASUS Zenfone Max). He installed an app where he can send built in apps to other devices via APK. So he sent the Download Manager APK on my phone, tried to install it ...
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Google Play Store downloads won't start

You could try the following steps to troubleshoot the issue: Ensure components used by Playstore are not disabled Check if download manager, Google play services or Google services framework is not ...
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How to schedule downloads in Advance Download manager?

For you to download on schedule, ADM requires a running service program. Make sure you do not close the service after you have enabled your scheduler You can do this by: Giving ADM a higher memory ...
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Play Store app download 100% then starts over to 0%

My suggestion is to clear your Play Store data, by accessing the app's info from your phone's Settings, and tapping on Clear Data. Please note that you'll have to reconfigure the Play Store's settings,...
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Download notification not showing after factory reset

A factory reset does not touch the system partition, so built in apps such as the built in Download manager will not get touched. Perhaps you used a different web browser before the factory reset you ...
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TI SensorTag firmware Update through OAD(over-the air ) in android

It's not available because you have an old version of the TI firmware in your SensorTag. Some months ago they added the "Connection control service" to the SensorTag firmware to enable OAD with ...
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Clear cache and data of Download Manager

Steps to clear the cache of the Download manager app: 1.Open "Settings" - either: a) pull down the top (right) menu and click the "cog" icon b) click on "Application" and select "Settings". 2.Go ...
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